Wintuk, Cirque du Soleil's family show at Madison Square Garden
Cirque du Soleil, MSG Entertainment and Base Entertainment welcome back Wintuk, a winter tale for the whole family, presented at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden from 11 Nov 2009 ï¿½ 3 Jan 2010.
Wintuk: Jamie lives in an imaginary city where the arrival of winter has brought intense cold, but no snow! He interacts with a cast of high-energy urban street characters, including acrobats, dancers and talking lampposts. Jamie embarks on a journey to an imaginary North called Wintuk. He is joined by three companionsï¿½a female Shaman with magical powers, the girl he has fallen head over heels for and a timid young man called Wimpy, destined to discover his own courage. Jamie's goal: bring the snow back to where it belongs.
This seasonal story features an international cast of 50 performers from Cirque du Soleil.
Cirque du Soleil is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2009. From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque is now a major Quebec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has more than 4,000 employees from over 40 different countries, including 1,000 performing artists. Cirque du Soleil has entertained 90 million spectators in over 200 cities on five continents. In 2009, Cirque du Soleil will present 20 shows simultaneously throughout the world.